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THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE HON. J. W. HACKETT INTERVIEWED. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
THE FEDERAL CONVENTION. THE HON. J. W. HACKETT INTER VIEWED. The Hon. J. W. Hackett, who waa one of the West Australian delegates at the Federal Convention, returned to Albany by the Parramatta on Sunday. He states he con siders it was a good thing for the colony that the delegates went to Adelaide, as they were able to a certain extent to influence the pro ceedings. At first it seemed to them that their presence was hardly needed, as all that the delegates had done prior to their arrival was to deliver set speeches that lyy! been carefully prepared. Several of the delegates had attended with these speeches in their pockets, s,aA determined to deliver them. On behalf of his co-delegates, Sir John Forrest at once pave an undeit-kia? that they would refrain from aptakin'j in-order to expedita the htifciness of the Convention, and íir Kiward Bi^fum, on behalf of the Ta mania« ds^fegaiei, gave a similar under taliioc However, the South Australian de égaies, with thc exception of Mr. Kin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
Y A I. G E ORGE HOTEL ALBANY, W.A. Recognised as': "-se Best Family Hotel. Has been entirely renovated and modernised for the convenience and comfort of Visitors. 157m E." REYNOLDS, Proprietor. IJOYAL GEORGE HOTEI. ALBANY, W. A. " - . ?' Tariff Low. Table par Excellence. Batta -" Billiards, Stablin?, &c. Liquors and Cigars guaranteed of the best v " Brands. E. BBYNOLDS, ' 15f*n (Recently from England) Proprietor
POLICE COURT. ALBANY: SATURDAY, APRIL 10. [Before Mr. R. C. Loftie, R.M.] DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
POLICE COURT. Ai-BANY : SATURDAY, APBIL IO. J Before Mr. E. C. Loftie,B.M.] DBUNK. leonard Hillman was charged by Constable Gregory with being drunk. Defendant admitted the offence, and said he wonld be leaving by the Orizaba for the colonies. He was discharged with a caution. CRUELTY. William Berriman was charged with cruelty to a horse. Constable Furlong said that his attention was called to defendant, who was riding a pony in an enclosure in Lower Spencer street. He was flogging the pony unmerci fully. When ordered to desist, defendant said that he had not been ill-using it. E. C D. Keyser said tbat he saw a boy, whom he took to be defendant, cruelly ill treating a pony. He was striking it re peatedly with a whip, and the pony fell down several times. E. Troode gave corroborative evidence. Defendant said that he did not ill-use the horse more than was necessary. A fine of lös and 3s 6d costs was imposed.
CRETE. THE BLOCADE OF GREECE. THE GREEKS CROSS THE FRONTIER. FIGHTING ON THE FRONTIER. London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
CRÈTE. THE BLOCADE OF GREECE. THE GREEKS CROSS THE FRONTIER. FIGHTING ON THE FRONTIER. .London, Saturday. | The delay ia the effecting of the j blockade of Greece is owing to the fact i that the chief barden of the work would fall npon the British fleet, whereas the ] Government are willing only to bear an ' equal barden. Fifteen hundred Greek irregulars crossed the ' frontier at Krania, near Grevena, and the Turks surrounded and fought with them the entire day. I f the regulars come in support of these troops, Edhcm Pasha, the Turkish, com mander, will order a general advance. The British and Austrian warships are rescuing the Moslem " refugees at Kissamos. The insurgents fired on the boats, and the warships responded with 80 shelis. The war party at the Turkish Court is gaining strength. Sir William Harcourt's motion with regard to Crete vi ill be discussed on Monday. The British Channel Squadron has paid a visit to Minorca in the Mediter ranean and this fact has caused great exci...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVALS. SATURDAY, APRIL 10. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. -. ARRIVALS. SATÜEDAY, APttlt 10. OBIZÍBA, B.M.8., from Colombo. Passen gers for here: Mesdames Jenking, Kay and two children, King and four children. Lord, Langridge, McLeod, Pricstman and five children, Johnstone. Carson and three children, Gamble, Archer and three child ren, Frankish and three children ; Misses Brookes, Welle, Langlands ; Messrs. Kay, Harrop, Hutchinson, Jenkins, Landridge, King,"Lord, McLeod, Nicholson, Wenzar, Priest in an. Stanton, Bogers, Johnson, Lang lands, Abrey, Mortimer, Fawcett, Taylor, Ashmore, Lewis, Wymie. Harris Johnson, Henderson, Leslie, Morrow, Farlcv, Cottle, Tracey, Munckton, Blount, McDougall, Grose, Carson, Byan ( 2), Fenwick, Jones, Bowland, Nevile, Kimber. Meikle, Cooper, Steinberg. Prew,¡CampbeH, Appleby, Lutes, Inglis. Sprague, Coakley, Coo*ier, Doyle McCarthy, Poidevin, Moore, Doherty/Geer, Archer, Beach, Campbell, Frankish, and five Italians. SUNDAY, APBIL ll. PARRAMATTA, B.M.S., from Rastern Colo nies. Passengers...
CRICKET. NORTH v. EAST. THE PREMIERSHIP STILL UNDECIDED. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
CRICKET. NOETH v. EâST. THE PBEMIEBSHIP STILL UNDE CIDED. The match on Saturday last was bet weet teams representing the North and East Clubs Much spéculation was rife in the morning as to whether the rain, whicb seemed inevi table, would hold off until after the match Only light showers fell so that play was not prevented although the light was not good for the batsmen. However this was coun teracted by the greasy nature of the ball which prevented the bowlers getting on theil usual »mount of work. Monaghan won th" toss and decided to bat. Brearley and C. Keyser were the first batsmen, but tbey tool no liberties with the bowling of the brothers Kelly., Keyser was caught by Allan fielding as a substitute, for one run although he had been at the wickets seven ovens. Monaghan joined Brearley, but soon lost his partner who was dismissed l.b.w. to W. Kelly for 9. Miller filled the vacant crease, and had a el ort but merry innings. He bad made 8 when he was caught and bowled by W. Kelly....
The Laws of Evidence. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
Tile Jjaws of Evidence London, Friday. The House of Commons has passed the Criminal Law Amendment Bill which entitles prisoners to give evidence and allows a wife or husband to be called to give evidence against the other. The Bill applied to England and Scotland. Mr. Lloyd Morgan and Mr. Carson opposed the Bill and Sir Edward Clarke said it would remove the last remaining relic of barbarism in the laws.
DATES OF NOMINATION AND POLLING. Perth, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
DATES OF NOMINATION AND POLLING. Perth, Monday, j A Gazette extraordinary was issued to-day containing tho dates of nomination and poll ings for the General Election. Albany-Nomination day, May 1 ; p--liing day, May 6. Plantagenet-Nomination day, April 29 ; polling day, May 3. Banbury-Nomination day, April 27 ; polling day, April 30.. Perth-Nomination day, May 3 $ polling day. May 5. East," North and West Perth are on the same dates. Williams-yomination day, May 3 ; poll ing day, May 7.
VICTORIA. CONDEMNED PRISONERS. Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
VICTORIA. CONDEMNED PRISONERS. Melbourne, Mon lay. Mr. Cuthbert, the Solicitor-General of Victoria, bas arrived to attend the Cabinet meeting of Victorian vinisteis to decide on the fate of Phillips and Jennings who are nnder sentence of death. A BANK MANAGER IN TROUBLE. Melbourne, Satur lay. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of William Gillespie, manager of the Birchip branch of the Commercial Bank, on a charge of having embezzled £20, the moneys of the bank. It is alleged that other amounts are involved.
THE TOWN JETTY. HANDED OVER TO THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
THE TOWN JETTY. HANDED OVEB TO THE BALLWAY DEPARTMENT. The «act of handing over "the Town Jetty from the Customs to the Bailway Department, which bas been repeatedly delayed, took place on Saturday last. The arrangements for the receipt and delivery of goods between the two departments will be carried an nnder the 6ame system as at Fre- j mantle. For the present ali wharfage dues j wiU be collected by a railway department official in the landing-waiter's office. The jet ty staff assembled in the landing-waiter's office, and Mr E. Troode, landing surveyor, explained to them that he was banding over control of the jetty to Mr. Hèithersay on behalf of the Ballway Department. Tliey would now sever their connection with the Customs, and become railway employees. Hs then reviewed the work of the past tour years, and stated that when the Town Jetty was first used by steamers the receipts only amounted to £20 a month. Now they had increased to £200. It gave him great pleasure to compliment ...
THE TARIFF QUESTION. THE HERALD'S STATEMENT DENIED. [Newspaper Article] — Albany Advertiser — 13 April 1897
THE TARIFF QUESTION. -^ THE HERALD'S STATEMENT DENIED. The Hon. J. W. Hackett who returned from Adelaide on Sunday was asked by a represen tative of the Advertiser as to the Herald's statement that the Premier intends next session to bring in a Bill for the rednction of the duties on food. He replied :-I have seen Sir John Forrest with regard to that statement of the Herald and be denies its truth. He told me the Government have no intention of departing in any degrea from the policy as set forth in the speech at Bun bury. That speech, he said, was a wtll con sidered deliverance endorsed by all tte mini sters and as a man of honour and honesty he could not do what the Herald suggested he intends to do. The General Blecti jp, Sir John said, would be fought out on the Hues of the Bunbury speech and on noothar lines. Mr. Hackett says that fir John was most emphatic in his denial of the assertion of the Herald, and intends to take the first opportunity of publicly sitting the matter rig...